Feel the thrill of sailing an authentic America's Cup yacht. Take the helm to help steer on course or work hard on the grinders to hoist the mainsail during this hands on sailing adventure on Auckland's Waitemata Harbour.
Discover the excitement of sailing these impressive vessels. They were once part of the action of the America's Cup, the worlds' oldest active sports trophy and most prestigious sailing regatta.
Get involved on the grinders, steer from the helm and find out what it takes to get one of these race yachts moving.
Relax with the wind in your face as you sit back and chat to our professional crew about the techniques, tactics and principles of sailing these boats.
Take the opportunity to see the best view in town. Look back at the contrast of natural landscapes and city skyscrapers that line the harbour while you sail the seas.
Address: Auckland's Viaduct Harbour at the end of Quay St, adjacent to the Voyager Maritime Museum and situated alongside Snapdragon Restaurant.
Please wear a light jacket and flat soled shoes.
Please check in for your trip 15 mins prior to departure.
The tour includes a full safety briefing before departure.
No sailing experience necessary.
Not suitable for pregnant women and children under 10.
Tour time is subject to ocean currents and weather.
Tours are confirmed with a minimum of 2 guests.